About Youth Connection

Youth Connection is a program developed to offer high school students the opportunity to volunteer at the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo under the direct supervision of the Horse Show Committee Mentor Team.

What will I do at the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo?

As a student volunteer your experience with Youth Connection will teach you about the organization and commitment involved in putting on the events in the Horse Show area such as: Quarter and Paint Horse Shows, Barrel Racing Events, NCHA Cutting and checking in PRCA Rodeo Contestants.

Who can volunteer with Youth Connection?

Youth Connection currently accepts students at the high school level. If you are not yet in high school please visit our site later and join the fun. If you are over 18 years of age please refer to the volunteer application below.

Does volunteer time with Youth Connection count towards school organization volunteer requirements?

Youth Connection hours have been used by many students to fulfill organization requirements. You are encouraged to talk with your school program sponsor to verify your requirements. If your sponsor has any questions they may contact the Youth Connection Coordinator.

How do I apply?

Download the application by clicking the link below. Then mail your completed application to the address shown on the application.

Have more questions?

Contact the Youth Connection Program Coordinators, Melissa Jackson at meljackson1985@gmail.com, or Janet Klabunde at rodeojk@yahoo.com. We look forward to working with you!


2020 Youth Connection Application

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